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Student leaders 2016

Student Leaders 2016

Congratulations to our 2016 student leaders: Annabel and Angus - School Captains, Jessica and Toby - Vice-Captains. I know you will do an outstanding job!... Read more

Community School Grant

Community School Grant

We are very excited to share with our community the news that we have received a $30,000 grant from the NSW State Government for the refurbishment of our canteen. We hope to have the new canteen up and running as early as possible next year. A huge thank you to our State Member for Miranda Ms. Eleni Petinos her fantastic support of our school.... Read more

Goodbye Mrs Sier

Goodbye Mrs Sier

A very big thank you and goodbye to Mrs Sier. Mrs Sier has been our fabulous canteen co-ordinator for the last 7 years. That's a lot of chicken nuggets!! We thank her for the many many generous hours she has given to our students and we will certainly miss her and wish her much happiness in the future.... Read more

Applications for student travel 2016

From 2 November 2015, a new online SSTS application process is being introduced for schools within the Opal network, coinciding with the introduction of the School Opal card. Schools outside the Opal network should continue to process the existing blue SSTS application forms and send them to the appropriate transport operators. Most parents, guardians and students won't need to apply for a school travel pass for 2016 if they have already been given a school student travel pass for the current year. These will be automatically sent to the... Read more

NovemberReturn to top
S# Fun Fair

Stage 3 Fun Fair Tuesday 8th December

Our Stage 3 students will be conducting their annual fundraising fair on Tuesday, 8 December between recess and lunch. Many stalls and activities have been organised, and it has traditionally been a fun day for all children to enjoy. It is an activity run by students for students. Mrs Kostecki has been working with her class to develop a range of suitable activities and stalls. The choices that will be available and the number of tickets each activity will cost are on the reverse so that you can discuss all suitable options with your younger... Read more

Santa markets

Riverview Markets Sunday 13th December

The markets are on Sunday 13th December. Come find that Christmas gift you've been looking for! Bring the whole family, chat to Santa and have a great day out. Cake donations by K/1 this month.... Read more

Kindy transition

Final Kindergarten Transition Morning Nov 25th

Our final kindy transition morning is Wednesday 25th November, 2015, 10-11.15am. We will have uniform orders ready to collect, a representative from Commonwealth Bank Student Banking and Mr John Walters discussing the Parent Assisted Immersive Reading "P.A.I.Rs" program which is running at our school. But it's not too late. Should you wish to enrol your child at Como PS for 2016, visit the 'Enrolment' tab under 'Our School' at the top of this page. Children turning 5 by 31 July 2016 are eligible to attend Kindergarten next year.... Read more

Nov markets

Riverview Markets Sunday 8th November

The markets are on Sunday 8th November. Come and start your Christmas shopping! Bring the whole family for a great day out. For further information, please see Riverview Markets at www.comomarkets.com.au. Cake donations by Class S3 this month.... Read more

OctoberReturn to top

2016 school funding allocations

All NSW public schools are currently being advised of their 2016 Resource Allocation Model (RAM) funding. RAM distributes funding based on individual needs of students and schools, and gives schools greater flexibility to make financial decisions. The way schools use their RAM funding will vary based on local needs. Some support will be for the entire school, and some will be for particular groups of students or individual students. There is an overview document about the RAM available on the Department of Education website. If you would like... Read more

Selective High School Placement 2017

Important information: Parents must apply online at www.schools.nsw.edu.au/shsplacement Applications for entry in 2017 can be made online between 13 October 2015 and 16 November 2015. Applications will not be accepted after 16 November 2015. All applicants are required to sit the Selective High School Placement Test to be held on Thursday 10 March 2016.... Read more

SeptemberReturn to top
Markets

Peppa Pig comes to Como

The markets are on Sunday 13th September. This month we have Art Space with works from Birralee Preschool as well as a visit by Peppa Pig! Bring the whole family for a great day out. For further information, please see Riverview Markets at www.comomarkets.com.au. Cake donations by Class S1 this month.... Read more

AugustReturn to top
bookweek

Book Week: Books Light Up Our World

We will celebrate Book Week in Week 7 (24-28 August) with several events including the Book Week Art Competition and a Book Character Parade on Friday 28th August at 9.30am, At our parade, children are asked to come dressed as a character from their favourite book. Brothers and sisters are welcome to dress up and parade with us.... Read more

Kindy Orientation

Kindy Orientation 26th Aug

Our kindy orientation is Wednesday 26th August, 2015. We are very excited to meet you all! We are currently taking applications for children to enrol at Como PS for 2016. Children turning 5 by 31 July 2016 are eligible to attend Kindergarten next year. Visit the 'Enrolment' tab under 'Our School' at the top of this page to enrol your child now.... Read more

JulyReturn to top
Riverview markets - minions & band

Minions at the Markets!!

The markets are on Sunday 9th August. This month we have the Como/ Oyster Bay PS Band as well as Minions - that's right, Minions! Bring the whole family for a great day out. For further information, please see Riverview Markets at www.comomarkets.com.au. Cake donations by Class K/1 this month.... Read more

Open day

Education Week Open Day

Our Open Day is a day where we showcase our outstanding students and highlight the wonderful opportunities offered to them at Como PS. We will also be having our annual "Book Fair". There will be an assortment of books for sale located on the verandah of the library, which are available for family members to purchase for the school library. The prices of books for purchase range from $10 - $25 and books that are donated will have a plaque at the front of the book with the child's name on it. If you are unable to attend the "Open Day', but... Read more

Netball Clinic

Sporting greats @ Como PS

Netball Clinic Our netball girls had a fabulous opportunity to learn great new skills at a Netball clinic held at Bellingara Netball Courts. They met Liz Ellis, Catherine Cox and a number of Sydney Swifts players. What a great day! NAIDOC Celebrations Last week Nathan Merritt visited our school and spoke to the children about having a healthy lifestyle and making healthy choices. He signed autographs and was very generous with his time. A big thank you to Mrs Armstrong who organised this day.... Read more

JuneReturn to top
Markets

Riverview Markets on Sunday 12th July

The markets are on Sunday 12th July. Bring the whole family for a great day out. For further information, please see Riverview Markets at www.comomarkets.com.au. Cake donations by Class S3 this month.... Read more

MayReturn to top
plaques

Como PS Plaques

How wonderful does this look?! Thank you to our hardworking P & C for this amazing addition to our school. It looks truly fabulous! Feeling left out? Why not order your own plaque to be placed on our wall. Offer extended to 25th June 2015. Order form click here. (pdf 66 KB)... Read more

stonemill

Riverview Markets Sunday 14th June

The markets are on Sunday 14th June. Bring the whole family for a great day out. For further information, please see Riverview Markets at www.comomarkets.com.au. Cake donations by Class S2 this month.... Read more

Volunteers week

Happy Volunteers Week!

We would like to say a huge thank you to the members of our community who work so hard to support our school. P&C, canteen, reading groups, uniform store, garden club, market volunteers, sport coaches, stall organisers, school banking and much, much more – we really appreciate your efforts. Thank you, thank you!... Read more

PSSA netball

Update - our girls will be playing a friendly match at Bellingara today. Go girls!... Read more

Mother's day markets

Mother's Day @ the markets

The markets are on Sunday 10th May. Bring Mum for a special day out. For further information, please see Riverview Markets at www.comomarkets.com.au. Cake donations by Class S1 this month.... Read more

PSSA cancelled Friday 8th May

Due to transport issues. Further information to follow in next week's newsletter.... Read more

AprilReturn to top

PSSA cancelled this Friday

Sutherland and Cronulla zones have jointly agreed to cancel PSSA games this Friday due to the weather situation. Here's hoping the weather is kinder next week.... Read more

April markets

Riverview Markets Sunday 12th April

The markets are on Sunday 12th April. For further information, please see Riverview Markets at www.comomarkets.com.au. Cake donations by Class K/1 this month.... Read more

MarchReturn to top
cross country

Cross Country Talent

Well done to all our students who participated in the Cross Country event. Congratulations to Angus, Toby, Max M and Max B-M who are off to represent Como PS at the Zone Carnival. Fabulous effort everyone.... Read more

max

Well done Max!

Max had an outstanding day at the Regional swimming at Homebush Olympic Pool. There were 4 heats; Max came 1st in his heat – orange cap - overall 9thfastest time in our Region. How amazing to see the number 1 and Como on the same line. Congratulations Max we are so proud of you!... Read more

zone swimming

Zone Swimming Carnival

What a fabulous Zone Carnival we had last week - so many great swims and great times. A fantastic well done to Max B.M. who came second in his final and is now off to represent Como in the Regional competition at Homebush. Good luck Max, we will have everything crossed for you!... Read more

Riverview Markets

Riverview Markets on Sunday 8th March

The markets are on Sunday 8th March. For further information, please see Riverview Markets at www.comomarkets.com.au. Cake donations by Class S3 this month.... Read more

FebruaryReturn to top
Swimming carnival

Small Schools Swimming Carnival

Congratulations to all our students who attended the Small School's Swimming Carnival last Wednesday. You all swam fantastically, your behaviour was exceptional and you represented Como Public School with pride. Well done!... Read more

Christy

Helping others

Thank you Christie for the outstanding friendship you have displayed over the past few weeks. You are a fabulous role model for our students.... Read more

Elsa markets

Riverview Markets on Sunday 8th February

The markets are on Sunday 8th February. For further information, please see Riverview Markets at www.comomarkets.com.au. Cake donations by Class S2 this month.... Read more